Join us for the 2011 BIMA Schools Digital Challenge on July 5th at Channel 4

Posted by June 28, 2011
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BIMA is pioneering an innovative approach to bridging the gap between schools and the digital media industry. The key focus of this fresh – and essential – initiative is the BIMA Schools Digital Challenge. This annual competition is held in partnership with key industry organisations, including our main partner, Channel 4.

How the BIMA Schools Digital Challenge works

  • – The BIMA Schools Digital Challenge is open to students at secondary schools and academies.
  • – Schools and colleges present entries prepared by of students in response to a creative brief.
  • – Entries are concept-driven. Designs can be provided as artwork prepared on computers, or teams can take a more advanced approach using interactive technology.
  • – Groups are also asked to prepare a video diary or a blog of the process they followed from first thoughts to completion.
  • – Entries are judged by a panel of industry experts.
  • – The 2011 BIMA Schools Digital Challenge awards will be presented 0n July 5th and entries displayed at Channel 4 in London. Senior figures from industry, academia and government will be invited.
  • – Prizes will be awarded to the winning schools.
  • – Individual prizes are awarded to outstanding individual pupils and teachers on winning teams

Join us for the finale at Channel 4 on July 5th!

The finalists will be presenting their work on the day before our panel of expert judges announces the winners. The winning school will take home the prestigious Schools Digital Challenge award.

This event is free to attend and we’d love our members to come and show their support. Anyone is welcome but this is of particular interest to those working in HR, CSR departments and those members who want make a difference.

Food will be available free of charge.

Places are strictly limited so register early to avoid disappointment.

The full event description can be found here

To register your place please contact Henry Carroll

Who is involved in the 2011 BIMA Schools Digital Challenge?

This year we have some big name sponsors and supporters. The full list is as follows:


  • Channel 4
  • Sky Creative
  • Microsoft
  • Propel
  • Sheridans
  • Redweb
  • Kempt
  • Mando
  • SSAT


  • NMA
  • Contagious
  • Sony Music
  • EMI
  • Warner Bros
  • 20th Century Fox
  • JustGiving
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